VELIKY NOVGOROD – The retreat called “Access Code” took place on June 21-26 in Demyansk and gathered 90 children, teenagers, and ministers from cities of the Novgorod region — Veliky Novgorod, Chudovo, Valday, Stara Russa, Demyansk, and Kholm — as well as from Severodvinsk, St. Petersburg, and Moscow.

SAINT-PETERSBURG – St.Petersburg hosted ‘Depth 2023’ — a Conference for Children’s ministers of churches of the Northwest federal district. It was held May 6–9 and gathered 162 ministers from 9 regions.

GORNY ALTAI – For seven days, July 18 to 24, 120 children with their commanders went to a retreat in the picturesque place of the Altai Mountains — the Karakol Lakes.

BARNAUL – On April, 23 and 24, Light of Awakening Church of Barnaul hosted a regional conference of ministers to children and teenagers.

ROSTOV-ON-DON – On December 21, in Rostov Christ the Savior Church Christmas events were held for children. 

ST. PETERSBURG – On December 14, the VIII annual Christmas Festival took place in St. Petersburg. Families with children heard the Christmas carols, watched a Christmas performance and received gifts.

ORSK – On May 25, a celebration of Sunday school graduation took place at Good News Church of Orsk, Orenburg area.

OMSK – On March 9, children’s Christian Festival “Rainbow of talents” took place at Omsk Harvest Church. Children from different churches of Omsk regional Association gathered to praise the Lord with their gifts and talents. 

PERM (RUSSIA) - Round 3 of Children’s Bible quiz, which all participants looked forward to, was held at the New Testament Church of Perm on June, 4. This time children from churches of Kachkanar, Solikamsk, Tchernushka and Perm took part in the quiz. Children showed profound knowledge of the Bible, answered the most complicated questions (questions for 30 points awaited them this time!), displayed smarts and erudition.
We should note that children eagerly prepared for the round. To quote a verse from the Bible and name the chapter and number of the verse can be challenging even for an adult!

NOVOSIBIRSK (RUSSIA) - Children’s ministry of the Covenant Church of Novosibirsk organizes various events and one of them took place recently: children’s winter camp during winter school break. Children and Sunday School teachers went out of town and spent several days in the recreation center.

OMSK (RUSSIA) - On June 24 to 27, Zhatva Church of Omsk with the help of football coaches from Sweden held a Christian football camp for children and teenagers. If last year 65 children attended the camp, this year 100 boys and girls wanted to participate at this exciting event. Of these kids, 20 have never heard the Good News.

KALUGA REGION (RUSSIA) - ‘Your Choice’ Teenagers's Rally was held in Kaluga region last month. It was attended by teenagers from churches of different cities in Kaluga region: Sukhinichi, Babynino, Meshchovsk, Serpeysk, Kaluga, Vorotynsk. 
God gave people freedom to choose good and bad – which way to go?